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wifi card Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN
model: Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN(model id: 165)
possible other names of the device:
AirLink101 Wireless N 150 Ultra Mini USB Adapter
Rosewill RNX-MiniN1 (RWLD-110001)
EDUP EP-N8508
TP-LINK TL-WN725N 150Mbps Wireless N Nano USB Adapter
vendor:
Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
VendorID:ProductID code of the device:
0bda:8176
year of commercialization:
2012
interface:
USB
tested on:
Trisquel 4.5 Slaine
Trisquel 6.0 Toutatis
tested with the following kernel libre:
2.6.35-28-generic
3.2.0-38-generic
does it work with free software?
no
free driver used:
rtl8192cu
Description:

Realtek RTL8188CUS chip requires nonfree software.

I connected the AirLink101 AWLL5088 card in a shop and nothing happened.

This chip is also used in the first version of the device with the name TP-LINK TL-WN725N. Please note it is a different chip in the second version, TP-LINK TL-WN725N v2.

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